As I recently learned at the Textiles Futures Salon2, there is still a long way to go to understand the materials that we use and consume. We have been using organic cotton for the last year and plan to make the switch to 100% Organic by the spring of next year. And although this is just a small part of the picture, it is a good place to start.

Here are a few places to get started learning about the true cost of cotton:

White Gold – The True Cost of Cotton
A Report by the Environmental Justice Foundation

Green Basics: Organic Cotton

Katharine Hamnett

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